Posts Tagged ‘ pornography ’

Chinese Author Gets 10 Years in Jail for “Boys Love” Erotica

November 23, 2018
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Chinese Author Gets 10 Years in Jail for “Boys Love” Erotica

Another blow for human rights and freedom of expression in China as Lady Tianyi, pen name of the popular erotica writer, is sentenced to ten years in jail for “producing and selling pornography.” Pornography is illegal under Chinese law, but that doesn’t make it uncommon, and critics feel that the prosecution of authors like Tianyi…

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Fringe Group Sues EBSCO and Colorado Library Consortium Alleging Both are Pornography Pushers

October 16, 2018
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Fringe Group Sues EBSCO and Colorado Library Consortium Alleging Both are Pornography Pushers

On October 10th, a lawsuit was filed against EBSCO Industries Inc., a media aggregator database service, and Colorado Library Consortium, a non-profit benefitting Colorado libraries through the sharing of services and by offering continuing education for library staff. The lawsuit has been brought by The Thomas More Society on behalf of two Colorado parents who…

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City Issues Apology for Women’s History Month Censorship

April 19, 2016
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West Hollywood Women

Photographer Brooke Mason may have been at the center of a free speech controversy in West Hollywood, California, after three of her photographs were removed from a Women’s History Month-themed exhibition last month, but inclusion in a new exhibit and a formal apology from the city show that members of the WeHo community won’t let…

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“Creative City” Censors Creativity Due to Pornography Concerns

April 1, 2016
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West Hollywood Women

Due to complaints and misinterpretation as child pornography, the city of West Hollywood, California, forced the removal of three photographs by local female artist Brooke Mason from a Woman’s History Month-themed city-wide exhibition. The removal of the pieces has not only gotten the community up in arms, but has raised free speech concerns. In celebration of…

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